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Angel Film Awards 2009 Official Member of Jury: NATASHA SENJANOVIC


Natasha Senjanovic was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, grew up all over the US and currently lives in Rome.

While studying acting and performing in the theatre, she began working as a theatre critic for The Stranger in Seattle, Washington and quickly moved to The Seattle Weekly, where after a month she was editor of the calendar section, which comprised one-third of the paper.

In 1999, she moved to Rome to be the Italian correspondent for Screen International, before working as Assistant Director of the Pesaro Film Festival for several years. She is currently the Italian critic for The Hollywood Reporter and English-language news editor of cineruopa.org and attends film festivals year-round.

In over 15 years as a journalist and critic, she has written film, theatre, and literary reviews; film festival coverage; business news; and interviews with filmmakers and actors for a variety of publications. She has had short stories and poems published in literary magazines and is currently working on a collection of interviews with some of the world’s most renowned directors.

As a freelance translator, she specializes in screenplays and fiction and as a freelance editor has revised and story-edited film projects for a number of Italian production companies. In film production, she has worked in financing, casting, as AD and dialogue consultant.